TM 5-6115 405 15
SPECIFIC REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. STARTER FAN HOUSING AND IGNITION PARTS
This section contains complete repair instructions for
While the tool is in position, loosen
the starter fan housing and ignition parts of the
generator set. Tool applications and special procedures
using a 3/16-inch Allen wrench.
are provided where applicable.
Figure 6-1 is a complete exploded view of the subject
In general, disassemble in the numerical
6-3. Inspection and Repair
sequence indicated on figure 61. Special procedures
a. Clean all parts with an approved cleaning
and tool applications are given below: .
solvent. Dry parts thoroughly. Apply a film of light oil to
all exposed ferrous metal parts as a corrosion
removing starter fan housing subassembly (4, fig. 6-1).
b. Rotate starter pulley and cup assembly (18) until
the pulley slot is aligned with the passage for starter
Do not apply oil to magneto and
rope (8). Using a pair of long-nose pliers, pull the rope
slack into the interior of starter fan housing subassembly
(4) while keeping the pulley from turning. Release the
b. Discard breaker point set (39 through 42, fig. 6-
tension by unwinding in a counterclockwise direction.
1) capacitor (46), felt cam wiper (47), and felt seal (53).
c. Using an Allen wrench, remove socket head
c. Inspect shielded ignition cable (43) and ignition
screw (19). Lift out starter pulley and cup assembly
coil (50) for damaged leads, cracked insulation, and
(18). Unwind and pry out knot of starter rope (8) from
other damage. Replace if damaged.
d. Inspect magneto rotor (30) for cracks and other
d. If starter rope (8) is to be replaced, pry rope
retaining insert (5) out of starter handle (6). Cut the
e. Inspect starter rope (8) for worn or frayed
rope near the insert and remove the remaining knot end
condition. Replace if condition is doubtful.
from the insert.
e. Lift out outer spring shield (17). Grasp starter
fan housing subassembly (4) and slap it open end down
Reassemble parts in reverse of numerical sequence
onto a flat surface to remove recoil spring (16).
f. Use rotor locking tool held in place with self-
a. Install a new felt seal (53, fig. 6-1) on the
locking nuts (21) as shown in figure 5-9 when removing